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Miniature pigs (Sus scrofa) were used as a model to investigate whether the time of weaning (a nongenetic factor) affects skeletal growth rates for both pre- and postweaning time periods. Control litters were weaned at the normal time of 32 days. Two litters were weaned early (at 20 days) and two late (at 46 days). We digitized cranial landmarks from(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that anesthesia with the low-soluble inhalation anesthetics, sevoflurane, and desflurane, may result in a lower frequency and severity of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) than anesthesia with isoflurane. DESIGN Prospective, observational study. SETTING Postoperative care unit and neurosurgical ward at a(More)
BACKGROUND Intracranial dural arteriovenous malformations draining into the perimedullary venous system are rare lesions. In these cases, the selective spinal catheterization of all vessels with potential of causing that malformation was negative, and additional cerebral angiography usually reveals the fistula. Because of venous congestion of the cord(More)
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